Hidden behind a nondescript doorway on Paul-Roosen-Straße you’ll find Clockers. It may look like nothing much from the outside, but once you buzz in you’ll uncover a boozy Narnia. Talk about bringing the outside in; Clockers is a modest basement joint with fake grass and logs on the walls, all overshadowed by a tree branching overhead. Beeline for the bar, pull up a stool and order something with gin – they distil their own after all. They also host gin tastings, so check their website for dates before you head down. A little exploration will land you in the even tinier upstairs room that looks a little like a library, with leather chesterfields and an overflowing bookshelf.
Now we’re talking! A night out in Hamburg is an experience you’ll never forget. Berlin might get international attention and Munich the famous festivals, but the nightlife in Hamburg might top the lot. There is something in the air here, and the harbour town has been lining up the drinks for centuries at this point.
There is more to nighttime fun in Hamburg than St Pauli and the raucous Reeperbahn, but don’t dismiss them outright. After all, it is an integral part of the city’s identity, and you’ll find some seriously fun bars around there. Of course, if you fancy something a little different, harbour views and glitz awaits elsewhere. The best bars in Hamburg run the gamut of modern society, and we love it. Put bluntly, going out is one of the best things you can do in Hamburg,
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